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NCAA Basketball: Air Force at UNLV Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Aztecs make history with upset over No. 6 Nevada

Every sports team seems to have that one opponent that, for whatever reason, has their number. Once again, despite the vast success Nevada has had under Eric Musselman, the Aztecs strangled the Wolf Pack again, this time to the score of 65-57. It’s San Diego State’s first win ever over a Top 6 team.

Allen Edwards has message to fans amid Wyoming’s trying season

Wyoming basketball has a long tradition of respectability on the hardwood. Maybe not always a frontrunner, but never in the cellar...until this season. Head Coach Allen Edwards knows this season has been difficult for fans, and details what needs to be done to win while still implementing the proper culture.

Rebel Nation: Is Rick Pitino back in the UNLV coaching mix? — VIDEO

Spoiler alert: no. This rumor took off yesterday on social media, but beat writer Mark Anderson throws cold water on the topic while also detailing the Rebels latest form on the hardwood. Anderson questions the sources stating this rumor.

CSU football fills out 2023 schedule with FCS newcomer Dixie State

The Rams have secured another slot on the future football schedules, this time for the 2023 schedule with Dixie State. Dixie is located in Utah, and won’t join the Football Championship Subdivision until 2023. They’ll get $400,000 for playing this game. Yes, news starts to get thin starting this time of year, folks.

Lavelle Scottie’s explosion for Air Force credited to comfort, confidence as a player and cadet

The Gazette details Lavelle Scottie, one of the breakout players in the Mountain West this season, and how he handles his balance between being a Cadet and being a DI basketball player. He’s averaging 18.7 points per game in Mountain West play.

Tedford remodels Fresno State football coaching staff. Here are the big changes

The mass exodus at Fresno State this off-season didn’t just happen to player personnel, the Bulldogs lost several assistant coaches too. This meant head coach Jeff Tedford had some shifting of coaching personnel to do. Standout offensive line coach Ryan Grubb is now calling plays, and more in the above article.

Super early Mountain West week 1 spread!

On the Horizon:

Thursday: Please check out our spring preview of the Boise State defensive line, another edition of Stats Corner, and our recruiting breakdown series continues with UNLV.

Friday: We have Mountain West Baseball Power Rankings! Also, the recruiting breakdown of the Wyoming Cowboys.